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Rotational Physiotherapist

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and join us! Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust are currently recruiting for the Therapies Department including Band 5 Physiotherapists, across two hospitals within the heart of Kent.

Our focus is to tailor advice to our individual patients needs and build therapeutic relationships, which we believe are important to both the recovery and outcomes of the treatments that we deliver. Our treatment areas are well equipped and the trust offers scenario-based training rooms for staff, which facilitates a real-life training environment for clinicians to develop new skills and also maintain clinical competence.

Main duties of the job

Our staff feel the trust offers progression from within and that they are valued as individuals. The therapies department places an emphasis on supportive learning and the sharing of knowledge and practices across all professional groups.

We are now looking for new team members to compliment the current well-established team! We are looking forward to showing you what we have to offer you soon.

As a rotational Band 5 you will rotate into all key areas - T& O, Respiratory, Medical Rehabilitation, Neuro/Stroke and MSK and have potential to rotate to Paediatrics, Oncology, Urgent care or Therapy assisted Discharge teams once core rotations are completed .

Please visit the video link below to provide you with an insight as to why you should come and join our fantastic therapy department at MTW!

This rotational post gives the newly qualified Physiotherapists an opportunity to gain as much post graduate experience as possible in the first two years after qualification. It allows the individual to:

Consolidate a broad range of skills.

Provide a high standard Physiotherapy Service to include: - Assessment, advice, treatment and patient management.

Covers all key areas - T& O, Respiratory, Medical Rehabilitation, Neuro/Stroke and MSK. Rotations may be at either Tunbridge Wells or Maidstone Hospital.

About us

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 760,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.

The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.

We employ more than 7,000 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.

Would you like to work flexibly?In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

We support our staff with disabilities to ensure they have the adjustments they need to be the best they can be in the workplace.Collaborating with Access to Work means that our staff are assessed by experts in the workplace and we ensure that their recommendations are implemented as quickly as possible. You can find out more here: Access to Work: get support if you have a disability or health condition: What Access to Work is - GOV.UK (

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

Person Specification



  • Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy.
  • State Registered with Health Professions Council



  • Under graduate rotations in all core areas



  • IT skills
  • Examples of good interpersonal skills
  • Example of good communication
  • Good written communication and style with evidence/examples/reflection
  • Refers to Trust in Supporting statement and shows active interest in Trust

Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust


Maidstone Hospital

Hermitage Lane


ME16 9QQ

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